I initially started LaneCounty360 as a sideline project but it has languished off and on since it’s launch back in 2011. I recently realized that the site is more than just a project for me. It provides a purpose for creating unique images of people, places and things that are a part of the community. So I feel it’s time to relaunch and I will do my best in posting to this online visual journal about all things Lane County, Oregon on a regular basis.
Her’s the original announcement from four years ago:
“In a world where one billion photos are taken each day, we suffer from photographic overload, a collective visual fatigue even among a vibrant array of venues and greater opportunities for sharing photos. The big challenge is to show people something they haven’t seen before, a new approach to an old issue or idea that won’t go away…”
The deeply troubling news of National Geographic magazine being sold to climate denier Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Corporation yesterday is a reminder that we live in very strange, even depressing, times.